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Mar 5, 2014 12:00pm EST
recommendations for savings through deep defense cuts. if america rapidly retreats from the world power status, our enemies will jump into the void. we can't unilaterally end the islamic readycal terrorist war on us and we shouldn't ignore history lessons about what happens when the united states tries to isolate itself from the menaces that threaten the international community, end of quote. at a time when threats are increasing and countries on nearly every continent are in turmoil, it's naive for the president to downgrade our military strength. maintaining our national defense is the primary function of the national government. i find it dangerous that the president suggested this proposal which places american families at risk of further attacks. we should follow the advice of the veterans of foreign wars, our nation is still at war. peace through strength. in conclusion, god bless our troops and we will never forget september 11 and the global war on terrorism. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlelady from california see
Mar 6, 2014 9:00am EST
congresswoman ros-lehtinen on her leadership in expanding u.s.-israel cooperation in defense, energy and science. as the iranian regime continues to advance its nuclear ambitions and current events continually demonstrate that we live in a dangerous world, it is important that congress reaffirm our support for and commitment to our close friend and ally israel. thank you very much, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the time of the gentleman has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from rhode island seek recognition? mr. cicilline: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. cicilline: i stand to congratulate an iconic rhode island restaurant which last week received the james beard foundation america's classic award. a prestigious national award. the america's classic award honors restaurants that have timeless appeal and are beloved for quality food that reflects the character of our community. despite its name, this is a uniquely rhode island culinary treasure and loved by rhode island
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